European Road Transport Telematics Implementation Coordination Organisation-Intelligent Transport Systems & Services Europe S.C.R.L. (ERTICO – ITS Europe) (www.ertico.com) is a multi-sector, public-private partnership promoting and deploying ITS in Europe. With 120 partners, representing 8 different sectors, ERTICO is the pan- European platform that brings all key ITS stakeholders together along the entire value chain. The 8 sectors are: mobile network operators, public authorities, research institutions, service providers, suppliers, traffic and transport industry, users and vehicle manufacturers.
ERTICO has a long track record of designing and managing research and pre-deployment projects. Through ongoing cooperation in a series of projects, ERTICO has developed privileged relationships with the US DoT, the MLIT Japan, the BRIC countries, South Africa, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Chile; and has contact points in South Korea and Taiwan. This international cooperation ensures that EU funded projects and key ITS innovations are being promoted on a global scale. To provide leadership both in managing EU-funded projects, ERTICO employs the best in class experts in the ITS field with expertise covering engineering, traffic, political, psychological/behavioral and communication/IT sciences.
Main role in the project
ERTICO is responsible for the Expert network and international cooperation. More specifically, is responsible to organize the Stakeholder’s Working Groups and also to coordinate the participation and interaction between stakeholders.
In addition, ERTICO is contributing to the:
- Consultation on use case and requirements, and
- Definition and organization of demonstrations (logistics aspects).